biotechnology

Ecovia Announces Appointment of Terry Papoutsakis to Scientific Advisory Board

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, September 9th, 2019— Ecovia Renewables Inc., a Michigan-based biotechnology company focused on the research and development of high-performing biobased materials and ingredients, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eleftherios (Terry) Papoutsakis to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Papoutsakis brings invaluable experience to early-stage biotechnology development and will lend his expertise to advance Ecovia’s core strategy of bringing high-value biobased products to market.

Ecovia Expands Fermentation Capacity for Production of Biobased Ingredients & Materials

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, April 29, 2019— Ecovia Renewables Inc., a Michigan-based biotechnology company focused on the research and development of high-performing biobased materials and ingredients, is pleased to announce progress on the construction of its in-house pilot plant located at their R&D facility at Michigan Innovation Headquarters in Ann Arbor.

Spring Update: TechConnect World Expo & NSF Phase II Grantee Conference

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, June 20th, 2018— Ecovia Renewables Inc. presented at two conferences this Spring: the TechConnect World Expo in Anaheim, CA and the NSF Phase II Grantee Conference in Atlanta, GA. 

At the TechConnect World Expo, Dr. Jeremy Minty presented "Ecovia™ Biopolymers for Personal Care Products & Formulations." The company won a National Innovation Award for their technology platform at the conference.

At the NSF Phase II Grantee Conference, Dr. Nina Lin presented "SBIR Phase II: Efficient Production of a High Performance and Eco-Friendly Superabsorbent Microbial Biopolymer for Hygiene Applications." The poster is available here.